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Meaning and name origin
Beryl \b(e)-ryl, ber-yl\ as a girl's name is pronounced BEHR-el. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Beryl is "light green semiprecious gemstone". The word is of Indian origin, from the Sanskrit term "veruliya". The beryl was considered a token of good luck. Biblical: the eighth foundation stone of the wall of New Jerusalem was made of beryl. The name came into fashion at the end of the 19th century. Author Beryl Markham.
There is 1 masculine form of Beryl: Berilo.
Beryl is a very popular first name for females (#948 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Beryl for girls (2014 statistics).
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